Barista Essentials (NZQA Credit)

A quality barista is the key ingredient to a successful café or restaurant.

Hotels, bars, cafes and restaurants are keen to employ skilled baristas to provide excellent service. Our course gives candidates a comprehensive knowledge, including the history and evolution of coffee, espresso technology and recipes requested in today’s café society.

Cost (8 sessions from 5pm – 8pm): $495
If you are currently a student with Aspire2 International fee discounts apply:
English Package Students (top up): $250.00
NZDHM & DBMLY (THM) (top up): $250.00
All English or Diploma Students who study for 12 weeks and more: $350.00

Course Start Dates
2 Week Course: 4 consecutive days, Mon to Thu, 5pm – 8pm (8 sessions)

  • February:  4
  • March: 18
  • April: 1
  • May:  27
  • June:  10
  • July: 22
  • August: 5 & 19
  • September: 30
  • October: 14
  • November: 25

4 Week Course: 2 days per week, 5pm – 8pm (8 sessions)
Mondays & Wednesdays

  • February:  18
  • April: 29
  • June:  24
  • September: 2
  • October: 30
  • OR Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • February: 19
  • April: 30
  • June: 25
  • September: 3
  • October: 29

How to book

Email: Short Courses Auckland Campus
Or visit Student Services Reception during opening hours 08:00am – 6:00pm Monday to Friday